WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- The arrest of the killer of a North Salem socialite and a second arrest in a Pound Ridge identity theft ring topped the news for the week.
The former day laborer charged in the bludgeoning death of an 83-year-old socialite on a sprawling 300-acre estate that shocked the bucolic town of North Salem and the area returned to court on Tuesday. Click here to read the story.
A second suspect from Manhattan has been charged in Pound Ridge in what is being described as a large identity theft ring operating out of New York City and targeting Westchester residents, Police Chief Dave Ryan said Tuesday, 10 days after the first arrest was announced. Click here to read the story.
Some others top stories of the week include (Click on the link to read the entire story):
- A man lost control of his car and drove into the front porch of a Northern Westchester home, according to Peekskill Police.
- Robert Kesten, a Lewisboro resident, is the first person to challenge Senator Terrence Murphy (R-Yorktown), who represents the 40th district and would be running for a third term next year.
- With the holidays fast approaching, the New York City Department of Transportation is encouraging Hudson Valley residents to utilize public transportation whenever possible.
- Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino has decided not to go forward with his lawsuits trying to stop the closure of Indian Point Energy Center in Buchanan.
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